Slovakia follows Austria into lockdown amid record surge in COVID cases

Slovakia follows Austria into lockdown amid record surge in COVID cases

PRAGUE, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Slovakia’s government followed the example of neighbouring Austria on Wednesday and ordered a two-week lockdown to quell the world’s fastest rise in COVID-19 cases as the number of people sick in hospital reached a critical level and vaccinations remain low.The restrictions for both vaccinated and unvaccinated people will include closed … Read more

Slovakia plans curbs on those unvaccinated for COVID-19 as hospitals fill up

Slovakia plans curbs on those unvaccinated for COVID-19 as hospitals fill up

Customers wait for the opening of a store in the mall, as shops reopen after a lockdown, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Trencin, Slovakia, April 19, 2021. REUTERS/Radovan StoklasaPRAGUE, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Slovakia’s hospitals are in a critical situation because of a surge in coronavirus infections and the government will decide on … Read more